Open House 2018
  03 Mar 2018, 10:00am - 4:00pm

DESCRIPTION

For an exclusive look inside SIM IA, sign up for our Open House!
Meet our principal, teachers and students; experience hands-on learning in our STEM workshops; join our campus tour, and more!

Parent Information Session (1 hour)

Have a burning question about SIM IA? During this session, you will learn more about the many facets of SIM IA from our principal, teachers and students. At the end of the session, we welcome you both to ask questions and also to speak to us one-on-one.

STEM Workshop (1 hour)

Suitable for students between 10 to 16 years old

Workshop Synopsis

In this interactive STEM workshop, students aged 10 to 16 and their parents will be invited to participate in an updated “black box” science activity. In a “black box” activity, participants are given a black box and either have to guess its unseen contents based on observable behavior and phenomena (or deducing principles); or, without knowing the contents, work out how they can use it based on observable phenomena (the engineering process).

In our updated “black box” activity, experienced facilitators will introduce students to the micro:bit, a small programmable card, and invite them to either work out its underlying principles or its engineering uses. Through this, the workshop will demonstrate the importance of guesswork and mistakes to real-world learning. Embrace this mindset, and you are on your way to becoming scientists and engineers of the future!

Our Facilitators

Michael Tan, Ph.D.

Michael is a Science Educator with a keen passion for discovering how people learn, and how best to design curriculum for these kinds of learning. A former Physics teacher, he now researches how learning culture influences the outcomes of science classrooms.

Louis Puah

Louis is a Software & Experience Designer passionate about redesigning the education experience to bring out student motivation and creativity. Having been involved in various software projects in Silicon Valley and Singapore, he brings innovative real world practices into the classroom.

Campus and Boarding Tours (30 minutes to 1 hour)

We invite you to look inside our classrooms, science laboratories, library, sports facilities, and more!

Parents who are interested in our Boarding Programme may also opt to join our Boarding Tour.

Please register for the morning or the afternoon session of our Open House:

 
Call us at 6248 0408 or email us if you have any further queries.
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